The overturning of Roe v. Wade in 2022 abolished federal protections of a right to an abortion, leaving abortion policy up to state lawmakers. As a response, states such as Maryland have expanded protections for people seeking an abortion. Back in May, Gov. Wes Moore (D) declared Maryland as a “safe haven” for people in more-restrictive states. Other states have restricted access to abortion following the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Latino activists highlight unforeseen impacts of restrictive abortion policies on Maryland’s immigrant population
November 17, 2023